SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — Police say a device that was discovered during an investigation into a hit and-run crash involving three vehicles in South Whitehall Township on Friday afternoon was detonated. The incident occurred along Route 22 westbound at Cedar Crest Boulevard.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the South Whitehall Fire Department found a device that replicated a pipe bomb.READ MORE: Cherry Hill School District Psychologist Francesca Aldrich Helping Inspire, Connect Students Through Virtual Black History Month Book Club
The bomb squad was called in and brought the device to a field, where it was safely detonated. It was determined that the device was not a pipe bomb.READ MORE: Mr. Potato Head Drops 'Mister' From Brand Name To Be More Gender Neutral
There was never a danger to the public.MORE NEWS: Radnor School District Moves To Phase 1 Of COVID Plan, Full School Days For Kindergarten-5th Graders Begin Monday
A driver in one of the vehicles involved in the crash was taken to Lehigh County Hospital Cedar Crest for their injuries. The driver’s condition is not known.